Monticello beat Rocori in four sets Tuesday night, 26-24, 25-14, 10-25, 25-11.
Jamie Maus led the Magic with 11 kills and 20 digs, while Sara Macek (8 kills, 5 block aces), Laura Wurtinger (19 assists) and Gabby Gardner (18 digs) all contributed strong games for Monticello.
Monticello, who moves to 2-1 with the win, will begin conference play at home tonight vs Cambridge-Isanti at 7.
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The Magic picked up a win to open their season, beating eight other teams at the Minneapolis South Invitational at St. Catherine’s University last Thursday.
The Magic picked up the win just how they knew they had to, by having their top runners pack together.
Derek Secord, Monticello’s top finisher, came in fourth overall with a time of 17:30. Colin Lyndorff, finishing fifth, was right on his heels with a time of 17:31, while Oliver Winsor wasn’t far behind as his time of 17:38 was good for a seventh place finish.
Lawrence Krause (24) and Andrew Mergen (27) wrapped up the scoring for Monticello, who finished with 67 points, 11 ahead of second place Burnsville.
Monticello beat Big Lake 7-0 Tuesday to move to 3-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play. The Magic host Becker and Willmar at 9 a.m. Saturday.
The Magic fell 1-0 to St. Cloud Cathedral on Saturday but bounced back Tuesday with a 3-1 win over Cambridge-Isanti.
The Magic went 0-2 this week, dropping a 3-2 decision to St. Cloud Cathedral before being shut out 2-0 by Cambridge-Isanti Tuesday.